RPC IV.2, 431 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 431 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Adramyteum
Region Mysia
City Apollonia ad Rhyndacum
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus)
Issue »Kyzikos«
Dating c. 169–175
Obverse inscription ΑΥ Κ Μ ΑΥΡ(Η) ΑΝΤΩΝΕΙΝΟϹ
Obverse design bare-headed bust of Marcus Aurelius (long beard with long curls) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, r., seen from rear
Reverse design river-god Rhyndakos reclining, l., resting arm on stern, resting on water-urn; (in water, two fish)
Metal Æ
Average diameter 34 mm
Axis 6, 8
Reference von Fritze Mys. 246–7
Specimens 5 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     B: 18553
2 2     ✸ P: 82 SNG 103, obverse as 'laureate', both sides with signs of tooling
3 3     St Petersburg
4 4     B: 18554, reverse with two fish in water
5 5     Rome: 80267 Calomino MNR 174